Examining the history of Beech Grove while highlighting businesses that are seemingly "Invisible" by others

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grove Theater

Lost Treasures of Beech Grove, Indiana
Grove Theater - Beech Grove's Premier Movie Theater 1937-1960's

Photo of the Grove Theater - Date unknown

Beech Grove, Indiana (September 14, 2017) - The Grove Theater was a typical neighborhood theater in Beech Grove, Indiana, that was located at 511 Main Street. It was on the south side of Main Street in the middle of the block between 5th and 6th Streets. It opened October 17, 1937 and survived as a movie theater into the early-1960’s.

Grand Opening Ad   - October 17th, 1937 

Late in its life, a stage was built in front of the screen and successive owners attempted to present live country music shows along with movies. The building was demolished in the middle-1960’s.